Group Name: South Riverdale Community Health Centre – Women’s Harm Reduction

Description: The South Riverdale Community Health Centre (SRCHC) is a community-based organization that offers primary health care services and health promotion programs to a diverse community. We strive to respond to local issues and provide services in active partnership with our clients, patients, neighbours, community groups and professional organizations. SRCHC is funded by the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network.

The Women’s Harm Reduction Program is for women who use illegal drugs as well as women who use illegal drugs and work in the sex trade. The program was established to reduce the gap between women and men accessing the COUNTERfit Harm Reduction Program. Harm reduction supplies (e.g. needles, crack stems, etc.), basic needs items (tampons, pads, underwear etc.), harm reduction counselling, support services and advocacy, referrals to doctors, nurses, counselors / case managers, detoxes, housing workers, shelters, Hep C education & treatment programs and more. *** Women can register, but are not required to. The COUNTERfit Harm Reduction Program offers client cards with or without a photo for those who want to register with the program. To issue a COUNTERfit Client Card, we need your full name, your date of birth, and the first two letters of your mom or dad’s surname. It is OK to access the program without registering or providing any identifying information.

Where: 955 Queen Street East | Toronto, ON, M4M 3P3

When: Women’s Harm Reduction Breakfast Drop-in: Tuesdays from 9-11:30 a.m. Women’s Hour: Mondays from 8-9 a.m.

Contact: Arlene Pitts 416-461-1925 Ext. 388 | www.srchc.ca | apitts@srchc.com

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